coronavirus

Produce Marketing Association shares produce shipping guidelines

Ed Treacy, Vice President, Supply Chain and Sustainability for Produce Marketing Association (PMA) sent out the following information on March 24 to a... READ MORE »

Coronavirus: Things for farmers to consider

From the University of Minnesota Extension: Many farmers are wondering how to respond to the COVID-19 virus. The information in this article is int... READ MORE »

President proclaims March 24 National Agriculture Day

Amid the ongoing coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis, President Trump is calling on Americans to honor agriculture and its vital role in society through a n... READ MORE »

Forms available to give to agriculture employees, shippers

As the number of states mandating that citizens stay home other than for essential supplies or work rises due to COVID-19, the Washington State Potato... READ MORE »

Potato vodka maker shifts production to hand sanitizer

With bottles of hand sanitizer flying off retail shelves amid the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, distilleries are using their spirits to aid the sup... READ MORE »

USDA, DOL identify 20,000 H2 workers who may be able to transfer in coming weeks

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue announced a partnership between the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the U.S. Department of Labor ... READ MORE »

Ag coalition urges H-2A visa process be treated as emergency

The steering committee of the Agriculture Workforce Coalition (AWC), including the National Potato Council, on March 18 called on Secretary of State M... READ MORE »

Pennsylvania officially deems agriculture ‘essential business’ during coronavirus outbreak

As the growing number of industries limited or shut down amid the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, Pennsylvania issued an official statement confirmin... READ MORE »

Hours-of-service rules relaxed for food, other services amid coronavirus outbreak

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) issued a national emergency declaration to provide hours... READ MORE »


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